All Resources on The Sovereignty of God

The Sovereignty of God

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

Interviews

by David Mathis and Francis Chan

Francis Chan discusses the sovereignty of God, highlighting some important biblical texts and commenting on its practical impact.

A Brief Theology of Sleep

Articles

by John Piper

God is not nearly so impressed with our late nights and early mornings as he is with the peaceful trust that casts all anxieties on him and sleeps.

Ruth: Sweet and Bitter Providence

Ruth 1

Sermons

by John Piper

When it seems that God is farthest from you or has turned against you, he is actually laying foundations for your greater happiness.

Does God Get More Glory If People Have Free Will?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says complete human autonomy doesn't glorify God more.

Has God Predetermined Every Tiny Detail In the Universe, Including Sin?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper shows how the Bible attributes absolutely everything to God, even the worst of sins.

Skeptical Grumbling and Sovereign Grace

John 6:41-51

Sermons

by John Piper

What does it mean that no one can come to Jesus unless the father draws them?

It Is the Spirit That Gives Life

John 6:52-71

Sermons

by John Piper

As once-adoring followers disappear, Jesus' message becomes clearer and clearer: Their resistance itself is in God's hands.

Behold, Believe, Be Raised

John 6:27-40

Sermons

by John Piper

Jesus and all that God is for us in him is what we hunger and thirst for, and saving faith is being satisfied in him.

I Believe in God's Self-Sufficiency

A Response to Thomas McCall

(Trinity Journal 29NS (2008) 227-234)

Articles

by John Piper

How was it loving for God to create the world, if he foreknew the horrors that would come upon it?

The Providence of God

Seeing to the Universe

Articles

by John Piper

God is not a passive participant in a world that exists without his sustaining it. Wherever he is looking, he is acting.

Rebuilding Some Basics of Bethlehem: 10 Reasons Why Believing in the Sovereignty of God Matters

Articles

by John Piper

God's sovereignty is a rock of confidence and comfort for those who are in Christ.

How Would You Counsel Someone Who Blames Their Temptations on God's Sovereignty?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says that God's sovereignty over sin doesn't make it any less wicked.

The President, the Passengers, and the Patience of God

Articles

by John Piper

What does the USAir crash have to do with the inauguration?

How Does Talk About the Grandeur and Glory of God Heal a Bruised Heart?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says we hurt people if we only give them soft answers to the hard questions of suffering.

What Is the Antidote for Wimpy Christianity?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says we need steel in our spines if we hope to endure in this life.

How Can Evil Have a Good Purpose?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper explains how God's power over evil is also our greatest comfort when dealing with it.

What Do You Hope Will Be the Lasting Effect of "Spectacular Sins"?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper expresses his aim in writing a book about the sovereignty of God over sin.

How Do You Address a Person Who Blames Others (Including God) for Their Sin?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says we must rightly understand the sovereignty of God before we can rightly respond to our sin.

God Threw His Shoe on Edom

Or, The Dome is Dead

Psalms 108:9

Articles

by John Piper

What fools God makes of men who strive against their Maker!

Thoughts On Why Everything Exists

Articles

by John Piper

Consider the mystery that the entire universe and all the events in it serve to glorify Jesus Christ.

When God’s Will Is That His Will Not Be Done

Meditations on 1 Samuel 2:22-25

1 Samuel 2:22-25

Articles

by John Piper

Sometimes God ordains that sin continue for holy and just reasons, which is not sin on his part.

Revolt Against the Sovereignty of God

Exploiting Heartache to Push Heresy

Articles

by John Piper

Denying God's control over evil does not bring the healing it purports to.